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Gulf states warn Netflix for violating 'Islamic values'

Riyadh: Gulf states have demanded Netflix remove all content deemed to violate "Islamic and societal values and principles", Saudi media reported.

Kaali poster controversy: Want to be a fearless voice, says filmmaker Leena

New Delhi/UNI: Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai has stoked a controversy, after she shared a poster of her documentary film ‘Kaali’, wherein the Goddess is seen smoking.

Ahan Nirban on doing Nishabd, first series on LGBTQ+ made for TV: Glad I am a part of this, but more importantly I feel responsible to deliver the correct message

Mumbai: Ahan Nirban is a part of the upcoming series titled Nishabd that will be aired in the new channel Atrangii.

Love understands no language and no boundaries: 'Nishabd' actor Abhinandan Singh on the LGBTQIA+ community

Mumbai: Actor Abhinandan Singh is a part of "Nishabd'', a series based on the LGBTQIA+ community. It has been produced and co-directed by Mitu, a known content creator and founder of the YouTube channel Positive Thinkerz. The former feels that it's high time people start normalizing the conversations around same-sex.

Gautam Chaturvedi on taking up Nishabd, a show based on LGBTQIA+ community: There was no apprehension… was happy to take up on the offer

Mumbai: Actor Gautam Chaturvedi will be seen as Dr Dwivedi in the upcoming series titled Nishabd on Atrangii.

Pride month: List of LGBTQ films from India and Asia that win big at KASHISH 2022

Mumbai/IBNS: In the Pride Month, the Indian and Asian filmmakers with LGBTQ themes have ample reasons to celebrate. They have just won big in South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ+ film festival KASHISH 2022 held in Mumbai.

Divya Dutta, Arunaraje Patil announce KASHISH 2022 film festival starting June 1

Mumbai/IBNS: The 13th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival was announced at a press conference on Friday by national award-winning actress and director Divya Dutta, national award-winning director Arunaraje Patil, and festival director Sridhar Rangayan.

Indian LGBTQ+ short films shine at KASHISH 2021

Mumbai/IBNS: Indian LGBTQ+ shorts films have found a platform in the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, which entered into its third weekend, titled Pride Weekend.

Mira Nair to speak at LGBTQIA+ film festival KASHISH 2021 panel

Mumbai/IBNS: Academy-Award nominated director Mira Nair will Tuesday participate in a panel discussion, titled ‘Books To Screen – Lost & Found in Translation’, being organised as part of the 12th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival.

Things have changed for good in the last 10 years: Nikkiey Chawla on LGBTQ community

Mumbai: India's first transgender model Nikkiey Chawla is happy with the recognition and acceptance the LGBTQ community has received, especially in the last 10 years. "Earlier, I just knew two words 'gay' and 'lesbian', and it was only when I turned seventeen-eighteen that I got to know much about it," she said.

Kashish Trans Fest brings visibility about transgender community

Mumbai/IBNS: Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is celebrating International Transgender Day of Visibility on Wednesday with a daylong online program of film screenings and discussion titled Kashish Trans*Fest.

Renuka Shahane and Onir join Kashish Advisory Board

Mumbai/IBNS: South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA film festival Kashish on Wednesday announced that popular actress Renuka Shahane and national award-winning filmmaker Onir have joined its Advisory Board, along with previous board members like theater personality Dolly Thakore, National award-winning filmmaker Arunaraje Patil, president of Whistling Woods Meghna Ghai Puri and communications specialist Roy Wadia.

India's first gay film 'Badnam Basti' found after 49 years, to screen at KASHISH 2020

Mumbai/IBNS: 'Badnam Basti', India's first gay film that was released in 1971 only to be lost to obscurity for around five decades, before it was found in a Berlin archive, will be scerened at KASHISH 2020.

Shabana Azmi joins cast of Sheer Qorma

Mumbai, July 30 (IBNS): Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has joined the starcast of upcoming Hindi film Sheer Qorma.

'Jose' wins best narrative feature film at Kashish MIQFF 2019

Mumbai, June 18 (IBNS):  Guatemalan movie 'Jose' won top honours at the 10th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival that concluded on June 12 last.